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AGM approves increase in dividend to €2.78

(PresseBox) (Paderborn, ) The shareholders of Wincor Nixdorf AG approved all items on the agenda of today's Annual General Meeting in Paderborn with overwhelming majorities. For fiscal 2006/2007 shareholders in the company will receive a dividend payment of €2.78 per share, which includes a special dividend of €0.90 per share. Thus, the dividend to be paid by Wincor Nixdorf AG will rise by 99 percent per share compared with the previous year. The total dividend payout thus amounts to €88 million.

Some 400 participants were present. The overall shareholder attendance figure at this year's General Meeting of Shareholders was equivalent to 23,58 million shares (71,3% of share capital).

On the morning prior to the AGM the company had already reported on its performance during the first quarter of fiscal 2007/2008 (see separate press release).

In his report to the AGM, Eckard Heidloff, President & CEO of Wincor Nixdorf AG, confirmed the growth forecasts for the full fiscal year. "Net sales are expected to rise by 8% and EBITA by 10%."

Wincor Nixdorf will be publishing its interim report for the first half of 2007/2008 on April 24, 2008.